Clinical Application to TCVM and Integrative Medicine

Overview veterinary integrative medicine, its clinical applications, and treatment principles

Denver, CO
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Intro Seminar Overview

Clinical Application to TCVM and Integrative Medicine is a 7 to 14-hour introductory seminar which covers the Fundamental Principles of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) and the two major branches of TCVM: Veterinary Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. These seminars take place throughout the year in multiple locations. Seminars are available by species track either Small Animal or Equine. Participants have the option of attending both tracks or a single track based on their needs. In addition, Veterinary Medical Spinal Manipulation (VMM) techniques are also covered in the equine portion and in selected small animal portions depending on the instructor.

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Goals

These seminars are not only valuable for veterinarians new to integrative veterinary medicine modalities but can be a refresher course for those who may have studied it years ago. With these seminars participants will be able to:

  • Learn clinical tips and applications for veterinary acupuncture.
  • Evaluate the fundamental principles of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) including Yin-Yang and Five Elements.
  • Understand how to use Veterinary Acupuncture for pain management in both dogs and horses.
  • Understand the benefits and how to use Veterinary Medical Spinal Manipulation in horses.

Clinical Application to TCVM and Integrative Medicine

Taught in English

For veterinarians & veterinary students only

Up to 14 RACE approved CE hours

Curriculum

What is Acupuncture?

1h

Acupuncture Points and Meridians?

0.5h

Five Elements and Clinical Applications

1.5h

Acupuncture for Pain Management and Osteoarthritis

1h

How can I use Herbals in Small Animal Practice

1h

How to Start Acupuncture Practice

1.5h

Introduction to Veterinary Medical Spinal Manipulation (VMM)

1h

Veterinary Medical Manipulation (VMM) in Equine Practice

2h

Top 10 Chinese Herbal Medicines for Horses

1h

An Introduction to Equine Acupuncture

1h

Acupuncture Cookbook for Equine Conditions

1h

Acupuncture for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Equine Lameness

1h

Instructors

Dr. Allison Faber Marshall graduated from University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995 and moved to Virginia into general equine practice. She opened Full Circle Veterinary Services, PC in 2005 after becoming a Certified Veterinary Spinal Manipulation Therapy (CVSMT) through Healing Oasis Wellness Center and a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA) through Chi University where she also trained in veterinary herbal medicine, food therapy, and tui-na, culminating in completion of a Master’s of Science in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Marshall served on the AAEP ethics committee from 2010-2013. She has been an instructor at Chi since 2010. Her busy practice is limited to equine alternative therapies in Virginia and Maryland, and she enjoys a large variety of sport horses and beloved friend as patients. She has 3 grown children, and is an avid surfer, knitter, yarn spinner, gardener, and works to keep her many interests and profession in balance.

Dr. Alice owns a canine integrative sports medicine practice in Northern Colorado. Her primary focus is the use of manual therapy in injury prevention and educating her clients about the importance of conditioning. Dr. Alice is board certified in sports medicine and rehabilitation and has her masters in TCVM. Dr. Alice has found that utilizing Chinese medicine through an integrative approach can help many of her athletes improve their performance as well as their quality of life.

Enrollment Options

Semester

2023

Schedule & Tuition

Small Animal Intro Class

Location

Location of class

Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center

7800 E Tufts Ave,

Denver, CO 80237

Equine Intro Class

Payment Information

Payment is due upon enrollment of the course

Add-ons

Printed Binders

$25.00